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The EIGHT “Rights” of Medication Administration

Traditionally, nurses have been taught the “five rights” of medication administration.  These are broadly stated goals and practices to help individual nurses administer drugs safely.
  1. The right drug: Check the drug label and verify that the drug and form to be given is the drug that was prescribed.
  2. The right patient: Confirm the patient’s identity...
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Thank a nurse with these deals for National Nurses Week

It's time to thank members of the nation's most-trusted profession. Some restaurants across the country are showing nurses a little love by offering freebies and discounts for National Nurses Week, which kicks off Sunday. The week goes through May 12, which was the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. For the past 16 years, the Gallup...
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Fun in the Sun!

Now that spring is here, families are looking for outdoor activities.  For special needs families, that can be a challenge!  Here are some excellent resources for inclusive fun for everyone! Pacer - Our friends at Pacer have a page dedicated to summer recreation, sports, and camps.  This is an extensive list!  Start here!  https://www.pacer.org/students/recreation-and-sports.asp Mpls-StPaul Magazine...
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